SANTA ROSA -- Police have delivered their final report on the fatal shooting of a Northern California teen to prosecutors, but it could be months before it's decided whether to press charges against the sheriff's deputy who pulled the trigger.

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reported Wednesday (http://bit.ly/1nmQnHt ) that Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said she would not commit to a specific date for completing her review of the October shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.

Neither Ravitch nor Santa Rosa police, who led the investigation, would discuss what, if any, recommendations investigators made about filing charges against Deputy Erick Gelhaus.

Gelhaus shot and killed Lopez while the teen was walking home with an airsoft BB gun designed to resemble an assault rifle.

The boy's parents have filed a federal lawsuit against the county.

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Information from: The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, http://www.pressdemocrat.com



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